The Kubler Ross Stages of Lockdown Grief

Fittingly, I’m writing this on the 11th anniversary of my dad’s death. That day was the start of my journey with grief, and it’s been a winding road ever since. I’ve come to believe that grief is what we feel over the death of something. It...
Adjusting to Remote Work During COVID19

Adjusting to Remote Work During COVID19

The Internet is a fun place full of jokes about how so many people who were told by employers that they couldn’t work from home……. can suddenly work from home. And laughing over that idea is great. Heck knows we all need a laugh from something other...
You’re Quiet, Are You Okay?

You’re Quiet, Are You Okay?

“You’re quiet, are you ok?” That’s what my husband used to ask me every single morning when our daughter was away on a sleepover. “I’m ok because I’m quiet,” I’d answer. Those sleepovers were never about the chance to have a lie in, and they were rarely about the...

Friday Five: 03/04/20

In these (semi-regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. This week is quarantine focused, since we’re in lockdown due to COVID19. Stay safe, guys! Here we go: PODCAST I’VE DISCOVERED: I...

What I Read in March (2020)

March was a strange month. The month when the UK began to respond to the COVID19 pandemic, bringing in measures including closing schools, bars and restaurants. Like many people, I watched the news more than normal as the situation developed. I quickly realised that...

We Show Up By Not Showing Up

We Show Up By Not Showing Up I heard this on Brene Brown’s podcast yesterday, her interview with Glennon Doyle, and it really struck me. Right now, this is our movement, this is what we are called to do. How we show up in the world right now, during COVID19, is...

What I Read In February (2020)

February was a slow reading month, but the books I read were enjoyable. Here’s the month’s reading: Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout. I kept spotting this book during a book buying ban, so my sweet husband got it for me as a gift. I read it while we were...
Friday Five: 14/02/20

Friday Five: 14/02/20

In these (semi-regular) posts, I share five things. Loves, hates, ideas I’m pondering, places I’m supporting, whatever. Here we go: BLOG I’M FEATURED ON I have a guest post over on The Creative Penn website all around 9 Time Management Tips for Writers. Check it...
In Ten Minutes…

In Ten Minutes…

In ten minutes you can scroll Facebook, or write 100 words. In ten minutes you can have a power nap, drink a glass of water, or eat a bar of chocolate. In ten minutes you can look around you and then, in writing, describe what you see. In ten minutes you can think of...
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